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Event Season Opportunties

Part time/Temporary Positions Available

If you’ve every been to Maris Farms, you noticed the great people it takes to put on this great event. If you enjoy people and being out of doors, you may really enjoy spending a season with us. Seasonal opportunities are available for weekend and weekday play facilitators, grounds and cleaning help, customer service, food service and haunt actors. Primary work will be in October, however there may be limited opportunities at some of our other upcoming public and private events.

Most opportunities will be available for weekend work (Friday night – Sunday evening), however there are temporary full and time opportunities available in October for Monday – Friday in all areas except Haunt actors.  Training for October begins with 2 to 3 training sessions in September and new employees should plan on participating in all available training.

Employees at Maris Farms must be team players who are always willing to be helpful in any number of tasks, not just the particular task/duty for which they are hired. Smiles and a joyful attitude are paramount, as well as a willingness to engage with fellow employees and customers in order to make their visit to the farm enjoyable. Specific job position will be based on employee candidate’s strengths, experience, availability and overall skill sets identified during interviews.

 

The FAQs:

  • 98% of our staff must be available to work every Saturday and Sunday in October.
  • Employees must be at least 14 years of age.
  • Compensation: Most positions begin at $13.50/hour (14 & 15 year olds $11.47/hour)
  • Pay Days: Monthly
  • Work schedule: Hours begin light for the first few weeks and increase the last three weeks of October.
  • Perks: Enjoy special perks such as concession discounts when on shift and complimentary event passes.

In addition to the ability to perform in one of our roles, we look for applicants who can work independently, take pride in their work, and are enjoyable to work with.

Little smiling faces like those above are why we like to hire smiling faces to work at Maris Farms! A joyful attitude is paramount as is a willingness to engage with customers to make their visit to the farm enjoyable.

Who

We seek energetic folks who enjoy being a part of a team. Applications are currently being accepted for:

Food service help- Weekday and weekend positions available. Age 16 and older, some experience required.

Barn cleaner- Able to take 3-5 shifts per week from 7 AM -9:30 AM. Age 16 and older. Some experience required. Must be able to thrive in a barn environment, lift 40 pounds and able to work with a variety of animals.

Grounds Keeper- Keep the farm looking fresh all day. Primarily weekend afternoons. Must thrive in an active environment, work well with customers and employees and be able to lift 40 pounds.

Weekday and Weekend Customer Service- Age 16 & older and available to work 3-5 shifts during the week (M-F) from 12:30-6:30 PM or weekend.

Play Facilitator- Over see safe play at outdoor play areas, answer customer questions, provide customer recommendations.

Field Trip Facilitator- Provide oversight or narration at a field trip station. Monday-Friday 9 AM – 3 PM.

Haunted Actor- Make a scene come to life with your acting skills and enthusiasm. This is outdoors, so the ability to dress for the weather under your costumer and work through the weather is crucial. Friday, Saturday and last 3 Sunday nights in October.

All work is outdoors and require the ability to be on your feet for the entire shift with a smile. We will train for all positions offered, but an upbeat attitude is imperative.

Why

Be a part of a team. This could be your first job, a 2nd job, extra holiday $, or a fun retirement distraction. Bring your talents, passions and energy to the task to celebrate the season with your community. Most positions pay $13.50/hour. 14 & 15 year old employees may be paid 85% of the state minimum wage.

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